Definition of Himatia

1. Noun. (plural of himation) ¹



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Definition of Himatia

1. himation [n] - See also: himation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Himatia

hilum of lung
hilum of lymph node
hilum of olivary nucleus
hilum of ovary
hilum of spleen
hilum ovarii
hilum pulmonis
hilum renalis
hilum splenicum
hilus
hilus cells
him
him/herself
himanimides
himantosis
himatia (current term)
himation
himations
himbacine
himbo
himbos
himpne
himpnes
hims
himself
himselfe
himselve
hin
hind
hind(a)

Literary usage of Himatia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Terracottas in the Department of Greek and Roman by Henry Beauchamp Walters (1903)
"The hair and girdles of the women are blue, their himatia red ; the man is painted blue all over. On the r. are two similar women moving to r., ..."

2. English Pageantry: An Historical Outline by Robert Withington (1920)
"The first pageant is a ship; and in the third pageant sits himatia, or Clothing, surrounded by various trade and allegorical figures. ..."

3. The Potters' Quarter by Agnes Newhall Stillwell, Jack Leonard Benson (1984)
"The fragment belongs to the Three Maidens Group.1 The decoration of the women's himatia is most unusual; presumably an embroidery is intended, ..."

4. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1894)
"... the Triumphs of Golde; at the Inauguration of Sir Jarnes Pemberton in the Dignity of Lord Maior of London,' 29 Oct. 1611. 4. ' himatia- ..."

5. Hellenic History by George Willis Botsford (1922)
"... luxury and the personal liberty of women; and Solon in addition restricted the dowry to " three himatia and a few cheap articles of household furniture. ..."

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